With Gennadi Vassiliev, the chief Washington correspondent for the Soviet newspaper Pravda, we discuss the arms race and world peace. Vassiliev provides a touching and shocking account of the horrors the Soviet people have suffered as a result of wars and revolution the past seven decades, leaving them with a sincere desire for peace. He talks about the peace movement in the USSR and discusses the Russian war in Afghanistan. Vassiliev also analyzes the Reagan foreign policy which has so destabilized the pre-existing parity of strength between the two superpowers,leaving the world a much more precariously balanced between peace and holocaust.
Co-hosts: Frank Morrow and Doug Kellner
Researcher: Mike Jankowski
Technical adviser: Brian Koenigsdorf